Belsen
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Belsen

And as I hear the strength of the voices of these survivors and their family members joining in the recital of the Mourner’s Kaddish, I realise that this new life represents the hope that came to Belsen on 15 April 1945.


After learning that her English father worked as a medic in the infamous Belsen concentration camp following its liberation, Australian writer NADIA WHEATLEY travels to Germany to visit the site that is a now a memorial to Nazi genocide. Returning for the 70th anniversary of its liberation, she discovers the role her father played in setting up a hospital to treat survivors, and the legacy that survives today.

Read her moving multimedia essay here.